The Braithwaite Hall is staging an evening of talks on April 14 about the regenerative influence of the arts, organised by the Royal Society for the Arts.
The event is free, and according to the RSA, “the main speaker will be Kevin Zuchowski-Morrison, owner of Rise Gallery, who has earned a reputation of ‘the man, who single-handedly changed Croydon’.”
Yes, someone seriously sat down at a trypewriter and came up with that. And to think that even Gavin Barwell hasn’t got the brass neck to make such a claim. Kevin Z-M’s talk had better be good.
The gig has something of the appearance of a promotional event (another one) for the Rise Gallery, which is hosting a drinks reception for RSA Fellows (that is, members) afterwards.
The Rise Gallery, in the benighted St George’s Walk, is claiming credit for a 400 per cent increase in footfall for the old, unloved mall. So that could mean five people visit St George’s Walk each day now, instead of one…
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